Networking

How recruiters really work

You have a kick ass resume and ready to start your job search. Some people tell you to contact recruiters; they’ll help you find a job. If there’s one thing I’ve discovered though, it’s that most people HATE recruiters. Look at all the angry comments at the end of this post. When people think of Recruiters, they think of agents. When they think of agents, they think of someone like Ari Gold

It’s that time of year – gyms are busier than ever, everyone gets to work earlier than they had last year and motivation is in the air. New Year’s Resolutions are in full gear A fresh new year always bring so much promise and new possibilities. Most of us resolve to hit the gym more often, eat healthy and stop spending so much money. For job seekers and those eager to make changes in their careers however, making and sticking to New

Why LinkedIn should be your

If you are either looking for a new job or want to develop your career and are not on LinkedIn, you’re missing out BIG TIME. LinkedIn is a job seeker’s best friend Key hiring decision makers are using LinkedIn as their #1 tool for recruiting. Not only can they post jobs on LinkedIn, but hiring managers can actually search profiles and make a decision on who they’d like to contact.  If you’re not on LinkedIn, you’ve just lost access to

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Social media can do wonderful things for your career. Look at all those stories of people getting job offers based on their tweets.  In fact, some companies request that their sales professionals have a specific number of followers on Twitter. Of course, the assumption here is that they could spread the word on their product or service through Twitter. Now, I’m a big fan of networking and sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter help your career progress. It allows

So you’re back from spring break and getting ready for graduation, now what? If you’re anything like most graduates this year, you’re nervous about the unemployment rate. Don’t fret, despite headlines of grim unemployment rates, there are jobs out there for recent grads! The competition is fierce and you’re not just competition with other college grads, you will be competing with so many who have recently lost their jobs and are willing to take more junior positions.It important to be prepared